We rag on the patent system pretty often here in Open-Source-Landia. Let's take a look at a few positive contributions patent holders are trying to make to our lives!
-or- Engineering Is Always Yak-Shaving.
Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.
I started with a PiRetrocade kit and kept adding until I had a major appliance on my hands: my very own full-size arcade cabinet!
Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.
Creating your very own animated prop for Halloween utilizing the STK!
Conformal coatings have always been a big thing in the electronics world, but you rarely see it in the hobbyist/prototyping market. Here's our experience and where it is beneficial to use.
Filter noise from your latest paranormal investigation field recordings, audio-capturing UAV or anything not related to either of those two things.
New tutorials and Arduino libraries for the DeadOn RTC and Real Time Clock module breakout boards – plus, a fun little analog clock project.
A few thoughts on prototyping and breadboarding
Your farm-to-table walkthrough of solar power: Where does it come from, where does it go, and how many suns will you need for YOUR project?
A new twist to the classic party game, Beer Pong!
We've made a "Stranger Things"-inspired message wall for your viewing (and tweeting!) pleasure.
This Enginursday tests a 7805 regulator with various heat sinks.
Playing around with auto-generating content, or predicting next words.
The Lone Sparksmen explore the old legend of Buckskin Joe and Silver Heels on their first paranormal investigation.
When you're advertised free toolchains or free value-add, you're skeptical. Ninety-five percent of the time, you're correct, but does that mean the tool isn't worth it?
Getting your plants up to Phant and digging in to IFTTT